On April 1, 1937, Burma officially became a separate entity from British India as the Burma Act took effect.
The public has endured three years of incompetence and lack of accountability from their state and regional leaders.
Nearly a year after the legislation was enacted, the streets are still choked with vendors, and few efforts have been made to tackle generators, stray dogs and other problems.
Home Affairs leads the list among 14 ministries that receive the most public complaints
President’s Office insists details of discussions at Jan. 7 security meeting are confidential
U Min Thu seeks to encourage, reassure department officials as it is transferred from military to civilian control
Appearance of one of the schools’ logos at an official function a ‘mistake’, official says
Move facilitates transfer of key department from military to civilian gov’t control
After decades under military control, the GAD is set to be transferred to the civilian-controlled Ministry of the Office of the Union Government—but what role does it play?
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
The President’s Office has ordered that unqualified military officers may no longer be transferred to ministries under the control of the civilian government.
Reports suggest Defense, Home Affairs ministers are about to retire
Meeting aims to resolve key deadlocks facing peace process, Arakan Liberation Party says
Minister failed to spell out how administration plans to tackle the country’s political and economic problems, they claim.
Already wielding considerable political power under the Constitution, and with the NLD making itself more unpopular by the day, why would it?